Some months ago, I wrote that laws against so-called "jaywalking" (that is, crossing in places other than crosswalks or where traffic lights encourage pedestrians to cross) fail to promote safety, because traffic lights are inadequate guides to s Blog Post
Jul 1, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Urban design is increasingly linked with poor health conditions. <em>Grist</em>'s Sarah Goodyear explains how cities are literally killing people.
May 21, 2011   Grist
This post from Richard Florida looks at the geography of obesity in America, and relates state obesity rates to the rates of death from various diseases.
Nov 28, 2009   Creative Class Exchange
Rapid urbanization and dense cities with inadequate infrastructure are being cited as leading causes in the spread of dengue fever throughout Southeast Asia and the rest of the world.
Sep 3, 2009   Reuters